"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather